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July 19 2005 By virtueonline CT: Bishop's actions condemned around world...Panel of Reference...ECUSA news...

If you had any doubt about that, the actions of Bishop Andrew Smith in the Diocese of Connecticut confirmed it this past week. He, like his fellow revisionist bishops Smith is worse than a canonical fundamentalist. He twists the canons for his own purposes. These bishops care nothing for the 'faith once delivered to the saints,' only in their ecclesiastical power governed by General Convention resolutions, not Holy Scripture.

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July 13 2005 By virtueonline ARCHBISHOPS respond to bomb blasts...CofE to have women bishops...ECUSA news....

A VirtueOnline columnist and former UPI Religion editor Uwe Siemon-Netto who was in London at the time of the blasts wrote this. "Here's the difference: in Washington, people poured into churches and synagogues. In London, they rushed to the pubs by the hundreds of thousands."

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July 07 2005 By virtueonline Nottingham in knots...Primates on the Move...ECUSA news...more

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

THE ARCHBISHOP of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, said at the conclusion of the Anglican Consultative Council meeting in Nottingham that most of his hopes for the ACC meeting had been met.

There had been an "underlining" of the primates' recommendation to ECUSA and Canada, and what they had done at Dromantine had been reinforced, he said in an interview with the Church Times.

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June 28 2005 By virtueonline NOTTINGHAM...AAC blasts Virtue...Provinces rip ECUSA and Canadians over gay sex

It was the Fourth Instrument of Unity doing its best to show everyone why it needs to continue to exist, (if indeed it does) and why it needs money from the North American church to stay afloat. "Listening," the now favored buzzword for paying attention to the continuing heartfelt whine of homosexuals, is now the new stream of Anglican consciousness that will carry it forward on the river of hopefulness into a splendid future of sexual enlightenment, courtesy of North American checkbooks.

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June 22 2005 By virtueonline NOTTINGHAM: Akinola...Americans and Canadians make their case

There has been considerable anger expressed by several orthodox organizations about the public exposure of the Canadian and ECUSA and the fawning attitude of Canon Kenneth Kearon, ACC secretary general in his praise of ECUSA, and there was a lot of rumbling and noise on Monday about the seating of both provinces as "observers" not "delegates" while seeming to be treated like delegates. Cynthia Brust of the American Anglican Council has blasted the ACC for this.

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June 19 2005 By virtueonline Canadian faithful will stay...Recife Bishop deposed...diocesan news...more

To that end they launched a newly formed body called Anglican Essentials Canada to show the Canadian Anglican Church they have no intention of "walking apart" from the global Anglican Communion.

Two other organizations were also launched: the Essentials Federation and the Anglican Network in Canada. Both will come under the umbrella of Anglican Essentials Canada.

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June 15 2005 By virtueonline Conflict Abounds...Akinola says 'no compromise'...Hopkins Nixes Bible on Gays...

Thus spake a moderately orthodox bishop to a friend of mine this week. The truth is that some 36 or more dioceses are suffering financially; hundreds of churches, possibly 2,000 or more cannot support a full-time rector, and it is only the bishop using trust funds that can enable missions and small parishes even to stay open.

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June 09 2005 By virtueonline Dennis Canon...Gallup...New Hampshire...Panel of Reference...more news...

The French army felt it could hide behind a so-called "Great Wall" of France, where the nation could feel secure. The wall failed the army. And if the Dennis Canon should go to a state Supreme Court or even higher there is every expectation that a revisionist bishop could lose.

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June 02 2005 By virtueonline Anglican Crisis in UK...20 bishops could decide future of ECUSA...Diocesan news

But that is not the only crisis the C of E faces. Homosexual priests will be allowed to "marry" their boyfriends under a proposal drawn up by senior bishops, led by Rowan Williams, the archbishop of Canterbury. The condition is that they must stay celibate. This apparently also applies to lesbian priests and their girlfriends.

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May 24 2005 By virtueonline Ireland again...Florida Convention...Griswold's team to UK..Diocesan news...more

According to my source the meeting collapsed.

REINFORCING the idea that the communion will never make up its collective mind on the rights and wrongs of homoerotic behavior, Anglican troubleshooter Robin Eames issued a warning this week that all the ingredients are there for schism over the consecration of gay bishops.

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